Yesterday, Southwest Airlines officially announced their intentions to start service to Hawaii. This has long been rumored to be of interest to Southwest, but now it is official. Specific flight details have yet to be announced, however, Southwest plans to start selling tickets in 2018 for the new service.
“A day long-awaited by our Customers, fans, and more than 55,000 of the world’s most-loved airline Employees is finally within sight—a day that will showcase your Hospitality, about as far Southwest as you can go in the U.S.,” Chairman & CEO Gary [...]
Southwest Airlines announced new flights linking long-served communities along the west coast with new time-saving service. Beginning August 1, 2017, Southwest will offer twice daily service between Sacramento and Long Beach and once daily service between Sacramento and Spokane.
“As we approach 700 departures a day this summer from a total of ten airports in California, we’re continuing an investment in the Golden State that dates back 35 years,” said Andrew Watterson, Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer for Southwest. [...]
Southwest Airlines announced new flights throughout its previously published schedule that bring San Diego customers the carrier’s 31st destination available through nonstop service, San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, subject to requisite governmental approvals, beginning April 25, 2017, making San Diego International Airport its fourth gateway city in California to offer international service nonstop. Southwest® operates international flights between the Golden State and a total of three cities in Mexico: Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and San Jose del Cabo/Los [...]
Traveling to Havana, Cuba is soon expected to become much easier with the recent announcement made by the U.S Department of Transportation (DOT). As part of the Obama Administration’s historic effort to normalize relations with Cuba, the DOT proposed to select eight U.S. airlines to begin scheduled flights between Atlanta, Charlotte, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York City, Orlando, and Tampa and Havana as early as this fall. The proposal came nearly one year after the United States and Cuba reestablished diplomatic relations in July 2015 and today, the [...]